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2nd Grade Online School Curriculum

2nd Grade Online School Curriculum

Being children, 2nd graders are generally curious. They always want to know how things work around them. Let’s Read English’s curriculum leverages their curiosity to keep them engaged in lessons. As you may already know, our main objectives in this curriculum are to impart knowledge and keep students engaged all through the course.

This page gives you all the necessary information on the course, the topics covered in it, and why Let’s Read English’s curriculum is your best choice.

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What Do 2nd Graders Learn?

Students in this grade will build on the concepts learned in first grade. They have to continuously improve their reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. Also, for math, we will help them master subtraction and addition and give them a head start for multiplication and division.

It is also important to make them proficient in computational skills. Our curriculum covers number logics, language arts, reading, and writing. The curriculum helps them to get around the concepts and skills right below:

  • Addition and subtraction
  • Differences between needs and wants
  • Correct usage of parts of speech, especially nouns and verbs
  • Ability to write a clear story independently
  • Handling words with multiple meanings
  • Knowing about national holidays, national symbols, and historic landmarks
  • Mastery in reading comprehension
  • Ability to solve complex word problems with math concepts
  • Ability to tell the time
  • Basic changes in the three states of matter

Find out more information about Let’s Read English’s curriculum on 2nd grade scope and sequence and 2nd grade lesson plans pages.

2nd Grade Curriculum Overview

We understand that 2nd grade curriculums will differ in different states. Hence, when searching for 2nd grade curriculums, choose only the one that aims at improving students’ skills in critical thinking, researching, writing, reading, and listening. In addition, a good curriculum should have all the qualities/features below.

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  • Students should be free to study at their individual paces.
  • Regular assessments to gauge student’s level of understanding.
  • Activities that will promote problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Lessons should be supported with interactive and engaging activities.
  • Numerous practice opportunities.

2nd Grade Math Curriculum

At the end of this program, students would have mastered the links between numbers and that makes it easier for them to carry out mathematical operations. Also, we would have taught them mathematical patterns. Our students will also get to master subtraction and addition on one and two-digit numbers. Most importantly, they should be able to solve simple math problems.

You can find more information on our Math Curriculum for 2nd Graders page.

  • Using Zero as a Placeholder
  • Estimating Sums and Differences
  • Adding and Subtract Money
  • Comparison of Horizontal and Vertical Lines
  • Seasons and Temperatures
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2nd Grade Language Arts Curriculum

This course aims to help children get a good grasp of phonemic awareness. They will begin by writing short sentences and reading simple stories. Poetry isn’t left out. Our students will also get to read some poems as well.

If you need more information, check our Language Arts Curriculum for 2nd Graders page.

  • Reading and Writing
  • Spelling and Grammatical Rules
  • Subject Matter Comprehension
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2nd Grade Science Curriculum

This curriculum teaches students how to conduct experiments. We also cover the three states of matter, working on the Earth models, and other concepts. At the same time, we try to develop their note-taking skills. The course covers Earth & space, force & motion, patterns in nature, and more.

You can find more information on our Science Curriculum for Second Graders page.

  • Life Science (plants and animals and their habits and life cycles)
  • Earth/Space Science (properties of suns, moons, planets, and stars)
  • Physical Science (states of matter, electricity, and magnetism)
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2nd Grade Social Studies Curriculum

The major goal of Let’s Read English’s 2nd grade social studies curriculum is to develop 2nd graders into responsible and well-informed citizens. This is why our social studies curriculum contains elements of economics, government, geography, and history. To gauge students’ level of understanding, we back our lessons with interactive projects and other activities. At the end of this program, students will understand their self-worth and their place in the community, in the country, and in the world.

For more information, you can check the Social Studies Curriculum for Second Graders page.

  • What humans must have to survive (needs vs wants)
  • Their place in the world (basic geography skills)
  • Their national identity (American holidays, landmarks, and symbols)
  • Their community (what makes a community and the jobs that keep it operating)
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How to School a 2nd Grader

To make it easy for you to teach this curriculum, we have given tips on how to handle the tasks below. You’ll also find our recommendations and suggestions useful.

  • How to get started
  • How to plan a schedule that is convenient for you and your students
  • Laying out your lesson plans
  • Helpful materials to study

Find more information here – how to school second grade.

Why Choose Let’s Read English’s 2nd Grade Online School Curriculum?

Families have been enjoying Let’s Read English educational system because its lessons are interactive and engaging. Students get numerous opportunities to practice their knowledge and skills. Even parents have tools that will make it easy for them to plan, organize, and monitor their children’s learning process.

Also, students can either follow the recommended learning sequence or customize it and move at their individual paces. Lessons, tests, and quizzes can be taken multiple times until mastery is achieved.

Here are some reasons to consider Let’s Read English’s curriculum:

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As a Full CurriculumAs a Supplement
  • The curriculum will stimulate your child’s interest and reinforce his knowledge and
  • Our curriculum calculator and activity planners will help students and their parents plan their programs and also keep track of the progress.
  • Lessons can be organized with graphic organizers.
  • Lessons are filled with technical terms to help students build their
  • The curriculum will broaden students’ knowledge about places in the world and diversity of cultures and beliefs.
  • Let’s Read English’s system offers automated recordkeeping features and grading
  • Lessons are supported with projects and writing assignments to build literacy skills.
  • Develops students’ knowledge on transformation of the ancient world into contemporary world.
  • Parents have the liberty to customize the curriculum.
  • Also, students can progress at their individual paces.
  • Students have the option to repeat lessons and even retake tests and quizzes
  • Lessons, quizzes, and tests can be retaken multiple times until mastery is achieved.
  • Every lesson begins with a warm-up activity.